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Does osgood schlatter disease usually cause many symptoms?

Osgood-Schlatter: The most common presenting complaint of osd is anterior knee pain that increases progressively over time, from a low-grade ache to pain that impairs activity. Direct trauma, running, kneeling, squatting, jumping, climbing stairs, or walking uphill make the pain worse. The pain is relieved by rest. Most patients have only one knee involved, but bilateral involvement is not uncommon. ...Read more

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Dr. Jennifer Bontreger
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Osgood Schlatter Disease (Definition)

Osgood-schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It is associated with tight quadriceps (especially the rectus femoris). There can be a painful fragmentation that occurs at this area. The best treatment is stretching, nsaids and rice. It resolves when ...Read more


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Hi, I am 20 y/o , I have osgood schlatter disease and the doctor advised me to make an operation, should I or not...? And when is the bone maturity?

Hi, I am 20 y/o , I have osgood schlatter disease and the doctor advised me to make an operation, should I or not...? And when is the bone maturity?

Get a second opinion: You should have already had skeletal maturity in your late teens. It is extremely rare to do surgery. Unless you have had trauma in the area i would not recommend surgery- need more information. ...Read more

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How to cure osgood schlatter disease?

How to cure osgood schlatter disease?

No cure: Os is a developmental bone condition that goes away by itself. Occasionally physical therapy, casting, surgery or medications are necessary. See your doctor for advice to minimize the problem. ...Read more

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What are the real symptoms of osgood schlatter disease?

Knee pain & swelling: Osgood-schlatter is most commonly found in active adolescents. It is caused by the repeated overuse of the knee before the area has finished growing. The main symptoms include: a painful swelling or tenderness over a bump on the lower leg bone (shinbone) in one or both legs and leg or knee pain exacerbated by activities like running, jumping or climbing the stairs. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get osgood schlatter disease?

Depends: Males get osgood-shlatter's three to seven times more frequently than females. The incidence among athletes is ~ 21%, among non-athletes is ~4%. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: osgood schlatter disease?

What is the definition or description of: osgood schlatter disease?

Osgood Schlatter: Osgood-schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It is associated with tight quadriceps (especially the rectus femoris). There can be a painful fragmentation that occurs at this area. The best treatment is stretching, nsaids and rice. It resolves when the growth plates close. ...Read more

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After 3 years I am still suffering from osgood-schlatter disease at age 18?

Let see what could: Be done , no osgood schlatter disease at age 18, this the residual of it , see orthopedic surgeon to advice what could be done. ...Read more

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Osgood schlatter disease. What is it?

Osgood schlatter disease. What is it?

Overuse injury: Osgood sclatters disease is a repetative overuse injury, caused by the pull of tight muscles during periods of rapid bone growth. ...Read more

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Dr. Walter Husar
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Motor Development (Definition)

Motor development is the part of a person's development that includes learning to roll over, sit up, crawl, stand, walk; hold toys, pick up ...Read more